how much protien for chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by seansw7, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. seansw7

    seansw7 Hatching

    Feb 10, 2009
    I am new to this and I'm wondering which kind of feed, PROTIEN wise not name brand. I have meat chicks and pullets what I was wondering is if I can feed them all the 27% or do the pullets need the 21 % Thank you for your help
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2009

  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    if i was in your situation i would separate the chicks and feed the meat chicks the higher protein starter.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If you have real meat chicks, as in cornish x, you'll want to make them their own place. Give them the high protein developer, and give the layers the regular stuff. They can do just fine on each others food, pullets might devlop a bit fast, but the primary reason is the maties are lower energy and will create alot more cleaning work due to sheer increased input means increased output.

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